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Baton Rouge Zoo

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3601 Thomas Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70807-1672
+1 225-775-3877
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Small zoo

I had a couple of hours to kill before my flight home, so I visited the zoo since it is near the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BNA-Wanderlust
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Nashville, Tennessee
Wonderful time and lots of really nice people

definitely a must see, lots of resting places for people old or young! The crew people are very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy M
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Tucson
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More than 944 animals and birds, set in their natural outdoor habitats, plus a children's area, tram and train rides make this a family-friendly attraction.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION
3601 Thomas Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70807-1672
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+1 225-775-3877
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"wide variety of animals"
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"family outing"
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"few hours"
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"elephants"
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"playground"
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"exhibits"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a couple of hours to kill before my flight home, so I visited the zoo since it is near the airport. It is a small zoo, but has some good exhibits, including the tiger. Some animal cages seem to be empty and dover...More

Thank BNA-Wanderlust
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

definitely a must see, lots of resting places for people old or young! The crew people are very acknowledged.

Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a small zoo and needs some attention and care. My grandkids enjoyed the visit and the gift shop. I guess the highlight was the train ride.

Thank 2016Ellie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a nice small local attraction! very affordable, tickets were reasonable and so were snacks and other attractions!

Thank G5535FWcathym
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a smaller zoo with a wide variety of animals and exhibits. Visiting here is like walking into a menagerie in your own backyard.

Thank Lance M
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

I've been to a lot of zoo's in my life - it's one of my favorite places to visit. So I guess in went to the BR zoo expecting it to live up to the other's I've visited. They don't have many animals, not much...More

3  Thank theaimes87
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

What was supposed to be just an outing for the kids (9 and 3) turned into a great afternoon. The Zoo was so much better than our last trip last summer. Freshened Flower beds greeted us. The entrance was welcoming. All of the cages/enclosures has...More

2  Thank 409gingerg
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Mother nature is beautiful.... regardless of what is going on... let kids be kids and enjoy the beautiful nature walks and the many caged animals in the world.. ZEBRAS are the best

1  Thank LaCray F
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Recently visited the BR zoo for Boo at the Zoo. A great event for the entire family. The kids dress up in their Halloween costume. There are plenty of activities for the entire family.

Thank Becky F
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We make this a biyearly trip with our grandchildren and they love it. We always do the Christmas trip because they put up a great light display and eats for Christmas pleasure too. However, we also do the during the year trip to spend the...More

Thank Julie D
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Linda A
3 May 2018|
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I have never seen pets/ dogs at the zoo. Possibly may allow service dogs, I would call
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